Common Core State Standards

    Common Core State Standards
    The Common Core State Standards, adopted by the New Jersey State Board of Education in 2010, define grade-level expectations from kindergarten through high school for what students should know and be able to do in English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics to be successful in college and careers.
    Information for Parents and Family
     What is an Academic Standard? What is Common Core State Standards?


  • The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) identify the specific skills and knowledge that all students are expected to learn, know, and be able to do in English language arts (ELA) and mathematics. 

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Myth & Facts

  • Successful implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) requires parents, educators, policymakers, and other stakeholders to have the facts about what the standards are and what they are not. 

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  • Learning more about the Common Core State Standards 
    can help parents and families partner with schools to help their child succeed. 
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